6/9/2011 - Mattatuck Museum Center for Arts & History :: Upcoming Events through June 25thth

June 9, 2011

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Mattatuck Museum Newsletter

Center for Arts & History 




Room Rentals

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for your upcoming

event or wedding?

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BMuse Cafe

Now open at the

Mattatuck Museum!

Offering artful, casual fare

by Bourassa Catering 


Monday through Friday
11:00 am - 2:00pm 


Call 203.759.7505 for more information or to place an advance order.


See the BMuse Menu




Upcoming Events at the 

Mattatuck Museum!



9th - Poetry Salon 2011: On the Button; Music, Poetry and Spoken Word


10th -Garden Variety with Katherine Neville


21st - Third Thursday presents: Margaritaville with Willie Nininger




1st - Cooking with Class featuring Richard Morotto from Bin 300 Restaurant in Wolcott


4th -All Local Jazz First Thursday presents: The Soul Jazz Project  


18th - Third Thursday presents:Elm City Banjo Society


29th - Chef Silvio Suppa Talks About His New Book with Writer and Collaborator Anthony Riccio



October 1st - "Say Yes to the Dress and Hi to the Tie" Show and Cocktail Party


November 11 & 12 - American Girl Fashion Show





   We would like to let you know about all of the wonderful and exciting things happening at the museum. We hope you can join us for some of our upcoming Programs, Events and Exhibit Openings!

Cooking with Class Series

Mixing it up with Marty

Marty DiVito Jr. from

Signatures Restaurant in Waterbury

Monday, June 20  6:00-9:00pm 


 Chef Series Toast

 Watch and learn how to make seasonal dishes as Marty mixes up a Signatures Salad, Seafood Risotto with Shrimp, Scallops and Mussels followed by Espresso Crème Brulée which you will then enjoy eating in the elegant museum setting. Limit 20 participants.

 Signatures Logo


  Members: $65 

Non-members: $75 

Rooms with a View:

200 Years of American Design

Tea and Tour with Costume Historian Adrienne St. Pierre


Wednesday, June 15  1:00-3:00pm



Tea and Tour offers insight into the history of one aspect of American style. Costume historian Adrienne St. Pierre, of the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, will explain the cultural history that inspired and sometimes required, the variety seen in men's women's clothing styles. Participants will enjoy tea, sandwiches and sweets in the BMuse Café. Space is limited.


Members: $7

Non-members: $15


20th c. Dress, Mattatuck Museum;

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Larkin


They Call Me Lizzy;

From Slavery to the White House

Wednesday, June 22 from 7:00-8:30pm 


Actress Stephanie Jackson


Elizabeth (Lizzy) Keckly was born enslaved but gained her freedom and started a sewing school for girls. She became the personal dressmaker and confidante of Mary Todd Lincoln. Lizzy was born in North Carolina; her parents were separated in the homes of two different masters. After the age of 7, Lizzy never saw her father again. In her teenage years Lizzy was given to her master's son as a wedding gift. Join us as actress Stephanie Jackson portrays Lizzy and tells her remarkable story.


  Students: $5

Members: $10

Non-members: $15





Mattatuck Museum

144 West Main Street ? Waterbury, CT 06702 ? 203.753.0381



Save $10 on our Cooking Series!

Purchase two tickets at either the Member or Non-member price and get $10 off of the total admission price!

Valid for June 20th Cooking Class - Must mention coupon at the time of registration.